Marathi Wikipedia Workshop at Shivaji University, Kolhapur

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CIS-A2K has collaborated with Rajya Marathi Vikas Sanstha of Govt.of Maharashtra for Wikipedia Workshops during Marathi Fortnight - 1st to 15th Jan 2018. The programs will continue till Marathi Bhasha Day on 27th Feb. We have already built partnerships with all these institutions before. We have selected active institutions. CIS-A2K is acting as technical resource agency for the workshop.


  1. To introduce Wikipedia as an encyclopedia for research and a concept to new editors.
  2. To Promote Marathi Wikipedia Community & promote the use of regional languages in Wikipedia.
  3. To have an open interaction within the editors, existing as well as new.
  4. To spread the awareness of Wikipedia as a powerful tool.


Expert Trainer[edit]

  • Subodh Kulkarni, Program Associate - CIS-A2K


  • Prof.Nandkumar More


Date : 15th January 2018
Time : 11am to 5PM
Place : Kolhapur,Maharashtra,India
Venue : Shivaji University
Participants :80


The workshop was aimed at introduction to Wikimedia Projects and creating/editing Wikipedia articles. Participants were completely unaware about Marathi Wikipedia and editing. They were trained in basic editing skills and search for the concerned articles,giving inter-wiki links& references, categorisation and translation from other language wikipedias. Participants worked on new and existing articles and made around 400 edits.

Participants (Usernames)[edit]

  1. गोमटेश्वर पाटील 
  2. विनोद रामा कांबळे 
  3. यशवत चव्हाण 
  4. Priyanka hupre
  5. Megha vasant powar
  6. अशोक शेलार 
  7. सुदर्शन शंकरराव उपलंचवार 
  8. Shobha Suresh patil 
  9. गीतांजली नांद्रेकर 
  10. Kolekar Bharti 
  11. Vitthal Kattekri 
  12. Sajida srdar arwade 
  13. नंदकुमार मोरे
  14.  ‎अभि1712
  15.  ‎बाचणकर
  16.  ‎महेश श.माने
  17.  ‎अमरसिंह ऐवळे
  18.  ‎आप्पासाहेब सातपुते
  19.  ‎Nitin kisan godase 
  20. ‎अक्षय कांबळे
  21.  ‎Sarjerao v. Padmakar
  22.  ‎विकी २१४१
  23. ‎अनिता जोशी
  24. ‎संदीप मुंगारे
  25. रणधीर शिंदे
  26. घुटूकडे अजय

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